It’s election time in Pakistan, which means an onslaught of charts. Now many of the polls may be of dubious methodologies and national polls get a lot of criticism for being less predictive for seat-by-seat elections, rightfully so when poll quality is also suspect. As curious as I am about how things will play out, […]
It’s chart makeover time for the #SWDChallenge and I picked something frivolous of great importance for this one. A source of immense frustration when shopping for clothes: inconsistent clothing sizes. Despite knowing full well that clothing brands are just messing with your head, trying on new clothes typically results in either of two emotional states: an existential […]
Cambridge has developed quite a reputation in the past few years. No, not for the university (although I hear that it’s not a bad one), but for crazy high house prices. I guess that’s great if you already own a house here. But not so much if you have recently been looking to buy, thanks […]
How diverse are top tech companies in terms of hiring women and people of colour? Dear Tech People has set out to answer this question and have done some amazing work pulling together data from LinkedIn and AngelList. Their mission: holding tech companies accountable for for diversity. Find out more about how they collect data here. I […]
Here is a story in charts using data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on first degree level (undergraduate or first professional degree) qualifications obtained in the UK.
My hunch had been that Computer Science degrees must have exploded in recent years. But prepare to be surprised like me.
For Mother’s Day, I thought I’d revive an old favourite post of mine which combined two of my favourite activities – taking photographs and fiddling around with charts.
While Women’s Day is all about celebrating women’s achievements, it is also important to reflect on what holds them back. Gender violence and domestic abuse predominantly affects women. I look at some stats on it from the UK.
For the February #SWDchallenge which focuses on education and diversity in line with the Black History Month, I looked at educational attainment at the school level in England.